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Heather Mazzei, ACSW

Heather Mazzei is a Clinical Associate at Modern Intimacy, in Los Angeles, an Associate Clinical Social Worker, supervised by Dr. Kate Balestrieri, Heather is passionate about healthy relationships and helping the people she works with to develop relationships that thrive.
5 Reasons We Should All Be Feminists

5 Reasons We Should All Be Feminists

Feminism is not a dirty word. In today’s zeitgeist it is crucial all individuals, not just women, adopt feminist ideals in order to continue securing gender equity. Shying away from feminism as part of one’s identity perpetuates the plight of the patriarchy. Read on...

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Yes, Please Wear a Condom

Yes, Please Wear a Condom

Those with vulvas remain heavily responsible for birth control and protection against pregnancy and STDs. Yet, many men aligned with misogynistic beliefs continue to believe they are owed choices regarding women’s bodies and further, the use thereof.   Let’s be...

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Your Blue Balls Aren’t the Problem

Your Blue Balls Aren’t the Problem

With lackluster sex education still the norm, the notion of women’s sexuality as men’s sexuality light persists. Following feminist theory, the dominant group remains in charge and thus the subordinate, women, continue to experience oppression, even in the bedroom....

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3 Important Tips for Safe Sex Practices

3 Important Tips for Safe Sex Practices

Sex can be mind-blowingly wonderful. It can also lead to disappointment, confusion and a host of other unwanted consequences. Start creating emotional and physical safety practices around sex now, so you can have great sex for the rest of your life. Read on for three...

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